Kadri Liik served at ICDS from its foundation in spring 2006 to October 2012. Prior to that, Kadri was Editor-in-Chief of a monthly magazine Diplomaatia (Diplomacy - now a publication of ICDS) and hosted a current affairs talk show Välismääraja at Radio Kuku.
From 2002-2004, Kadri worked as the foreign news editor of Estonia’s largest daily paper, Postimees, having returned home in the summer of 2002 from Moscow where, since 1998, she had served as Postimees’ Moscow correspondent.
Before that, from 1996-1997, she was the Moscow correspondent of the daily Eesti Päevaleht and the information agency Baltic News Service – a job she won after having worked for a year as the media assistant with the Estonian Embassy in Moscow. She started her career at the Estonian daily Hommikuleht, where she served as the culture editor from 1993-1995.
Kadri has a Master’s degree in Diplomacy from Lancaster University in the UK, where she studied as a Chevening scholar from 1997-1998. Her BA comes from Tartu University in Estonia, from where she graduated in journalism in 1993.